Operation Flashpoint: Elite (Original Xbox) by Codemasters

Operation Flashpoint: Elite (Xbox) by Codemasters Box Art

North Amercian Release Date: November 9, 2005.

Region(s) Released: North America, Europe

High Definition Resolutions Supported: 480p
Widescreen Supported (16:9): No
System Link Support: Yes

Average Overall Score:
8.00 / 10


The scenario is modern warfare: It is 1985, in the midst of the Cold War, and Gorbachev has been elected to power bringing with him policies of glasnost and perestroika. However, resistance Soviet groups are opposed to the new wave and are refusing to serve the new regime in Moscow.

One group has taken control of an island community, and is using it as an armed stronghold for the old order. NATO has been called to act as the peacekeeping force. Operation Flashpoint opens with the player joining the first mission against the Soviets.

  • Drive and fly over 40 authentic vehicles and aircraft
  • Command squads of troops with all new intuitive commanding interface
  • Play enthralling campaign or solo missions
  • Unlock special hidden features includies the full 20-mission campaign \\\\\\\"Resistance\\\\\\\"
  • Explore sprawling 100km2 battlezones


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Tuesday, June 4, 2002

User Reviews

Score: 80
Overall User Average: 8.00 / 10 (80.0%)
Gameplay User Average: 9.00 / 10
Graphics User Average: 7.00 / 10
Sound User Average: 5.00 / 10
Date reviewed: September 17, 2007.

Overall: Operation Flashpoint: Elite is probably one of the best shooters for the XBOX. The game has some of the best simulation features that you can attack from almost anywhere after reaching your LZ. The game can be frustrating but your enemies have some of the best AI, complete with flanking, assaults and other maneuvers. The difficulty, graphics, and lack of other maps cause this to make you want to be able to use the cheats that don't even work.
Gameplay: If you like a solid simulation, look no further. This game is vehicles and weapons galore for your inner soldier. There are jeeps from WWII to the UH-60 Blackhawk. One of the best aspects of the game are the physics, fire an explosive device at a enemy helicopter and it will spin and steadily lose altitude and crash. The only problem with the physics are that your character will lay down and get blown back 20 meters. If you get tired of playing as a US Army soldier do not stop playing because there is faction select in mission creator allowing you to modify maps and clash against enemies or get to know the resources better, there are also non-campaign missions also. Difficulty is a main upset. Even on Easy it's like trying to disprove a liar's paradox. Maps are not the best, there are only 5 of them and only two of them are any good.
Graphics: Not exactly the best to say the least it looks like either WWII photographs or video footage from Vietnam.
Sound: Could be a lot better. Assault rifles sound like painballs guns, machine guns like automatic paintball guns. The only vehicles things they didn't screw up are ground vehicles & the RPG-7. Everything else sounds like paintballs. :l
Suggestions: In Operation Flashpoint 2 try not to make everything sound like paintballs.

Overall: 80 %
Gameplay: 90 %
Graphics: 70 %
Sound: 50 %

Operation Flashpoint: Elite News

Operation Flashpoint Has Gold In Its Sights
Operation Flashpoint has gone gold. The tactical shooter will be ready for release on November 8th.

Video: Operation Flashpoint: Elite
Operation Flashpoint Elite is set to be the most realistic war game ever experienced on consoles. Check it out!!

Operation Flashpoint: Elite Website Launched
With the imminent release of Operation Flashpoint: Elite for Xbox, we’d like to take this opportunity to announce that Bohemia Interactive’s Operation Flashpoint: Elite website is online and loaded with exciting content for all fans of military combat games.

Operation Flashpoint Delayed To 2005
Codemasters has delayed Operation Flashpoint for Xbox to Summer 2005, and on top of that it looks like they could possibly be bought out by Ubisoft, rumors are saying Ubisoft will buyout either Eidos or Codemasters.

Operation Flashpoint: CWC Delayed
CodeMasters.com reports that the game has received another delay.

Operation Flashpoint announced

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